|The Trail of the Lonesome Pine - John Fox. Jnr.|
LibriVox recording of The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox. Jnr. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909. Set in the Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the twentieth century, a feud has been boiling for over thirty years between two influential mountain families: the Tollivers and the Falins...
Keywords: fiction; romance; western; lonesome; fox; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 26,846 (1 review)
|Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 2 - Various|
Librivox recording of Historic Newspaper Articles, Volume 2 by Various Authors. Read by Lee Ann Howlett This collection of 20 public domain newspaper articles comprises volume 2 of Historic Newspaper Articles in the LibriVox collection. Both U.S. and U.K. newspapers are represented here. The articles span from 1848 to 1920. Topics covered (e.g., the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire, the troubles of ‘Typhoid Mary’, how to dress for the seashore) vary in length and tone...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; New York Times; Guardian Unlimited; California Star; gold rush; Triangle; Waist Factory fire; Typhoid Mary; Oscar Wilde; The Dakota; Whitechapel murders; Churchill; prohibition; film; novel; Stanford White; Chicago World's Fair
Downloads: 35,125 (1 review)
|The Sorrows of a Show Girl - Kenneth McGaffrey|
LibriVox recording of The Sorrows of a Show Girl, by Kenneth McGaffrey. Originally printed in The Morning Telegraph in New York, this is the story of Miss Sabrina, the show girl, and her ups and downs with the unpredictable theatrical industry and the Great White Way, the lights and glamour of Broadway. "In order to set myself right with both the public and the vast army of Sabrinas that add youth and beauty to our stage, and brilliancy and gaiety to our well known cafes, I wish to say that she ...
Keywords: ibrivox; literature; audiobook; dramatic reading; sorrows of a show girl; kenneth mcgaffrey
Downloads: 1,397 (1 review)
|Adventures of Maya the Bee - Waldemar Bonsels|
Librivox recording of The Adventures of Maya the Bee by Walemar Bonsels. Read by Betsie Bush. The Adventures of Maya the Bee is an exciting tale for children of all ages. Themes of growth and development of courage and wisdom are found, as well as the extreme joy and satisfaction that Maya experiences in the beauty of creation and all creatures. Her ultimate and innate loyalty to her Nation of Bees is acted out in the final heroic scenes...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; bees; animals; nature; adventure; folklore; fantasy
Downloads: 95,529 (1 review)
|Ambassador Morgenthau's Story - Henry Morgenthau|
LibriVox recording of Ambassador Morgenthau's Story, by Henry Morgenthau. Read by Margaret Espaillat. Ambassador Morgenthau’s memoirs of his years in the service of the United States in Constantinople, (today Istanbul), are an important primary historical resource for the study of the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the Armenian Genocide. During this genocide, approximately 1,500,000 Armenians living in Anatolia were murdered in an attempt to rid Turkey of its non-Turkish populations...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; autobiography; politics; Turkey; Ottomans; Armenians; Armenian genocide; diplomacy; World War I; WWI; history
Downloads: 3,392 (1 review)
|Maddox Brothers and Rose-21-30 - Maddox Brothers and Rose|
country music. this group had their own sound and were NOT copy Cats.
Keywords: country; western; 78rpm; mp3; 1940s; 1950s
Downloads: 1,700 (1 review)
|The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship - Margaret Burnham|
LibriVox recording of The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship, by Margaret Burnham. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Teenagers Peggy Prescott and her brother Roy share a love of aviation that they inherited from their late father. Mr. Prescott had always dreamed of building an aeroplane that would be free of the defects of planes already invented. Peggy and Roy manage to build a plane starting with the framework their father had begun...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; children; girls; aviation
Downloads: 2,107 (1 review)
|Mollie of the Movies - Kenneth McGaffey|
LibriVox recording of Mollie of the Movies by Kenneth McGaffey. Read by Amanda Friday This is a story of a girl who tries to make it big in the world of show business. McGaffey gives us the heroine's first-person account. He writes in an epistolary style and gives us a comic, slice-of-life look at a girl's attempts to become a film star. This was serialized in Photoplay Magazine, the premier fan magazine of the 1910s and 20s...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; fiction; humour
Downloads: 899 (1 review)
|Way Of The Lawless - Max Brand|
LibriVox recording of Way Of The Lawless, by Max Brand. Read by Richard Kilmer. Young Andrew Lanning made one mistake in the beginning, and now the most feared lawman in the mountain desert, Hal Dozier, is on his trail and will stop at nothing to bring the outlaw Lanning to justice. But is Andrew guilty of all the things he is being accused of? There is one, a pretty young girl, who doesn't believe all she hears about him...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; westerns; United States
Downloads: 31,223 (1 review)
|A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin - Joseph Plumb Martin|
LibriVox recording of A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin, by Joseph Plumb Martin. Read by Barry Eads. Joining the Continental Army as a teenager, Joseph Plumb Martin spent the next eight years fighting in the Revolutionary War as an enlisted man. His memoirs tell in detail his experiences during that time...the bitter cold, hunger, loss of life, long marches, and fear of battle...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; history; adventure; memoirs; war stories; revolutionary war; private yankee doodle; memoir of a revolutionary soldier
Downloads: 14,801 (1 review)
|Bunner Sisters - Edith Wharton|
LibriVox recording of Bunner Sisters, by Edith Wharton. Read by Margaret Espaillat. “Bunner Sisters,” like “The Age of Innocence” is set in 1870s New York, however the lives of Ann Eliza and Evelina Bunner reflect impoverished New York. The sisters run a "very small shop, in a shabby basement, in a sidestreet already doomed to decline." Shabby as it is, the sisters are happy in their small orderly community of supportive women...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; English; Wharton; 1870s; New York
Downloads: 15,096 (1 review)
|The Jacket (or Star Rover) - Jack London|
LibriVox recording of The Jacket, by Jack London. Read by Barry Eads. This book by Jack London was published under the name of "The Jacket" in the UK and "The Star Rover" in the US. A framing story is told in the first person by Darrell Standing, a university professor serving life imprisonment in San Quentin State Prison for murder. Prison officials try to break his spirit by means of a torture device called "the jacket," a canvas jacket which can be tightly laced so as to compress the whole bo...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; short stories; star rover; jacket
Downloads: 5,220 (1 review)
|The Lone Star Ranger - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of The Lone Star Ranger, by Zane Grey. Read by Mark F. Smith Buck Duane, son of a famous gunfighter, falls prey to the old problem - called out by a cowboy who wants to make trouble, Duane kills him and then must ride off to the lawless country near the Neuces River to escape being arrested and perhaps, hanged. His brief encounter with deadly gunplay has ignited a deep urging to repeat the adrenaline rush but is tempered by ghosts that haunt his sleep...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; zane grey; western
Downloads: 125,615 (1 review)
|Burning Daylight - Jack London|
LibriVox recording of Burning Daylight, by Jack London. Read by Richard Kilmer. Burning Daylight, Jack London's fictional novel published in 1910, was one of the best selling books of that year and it was his best selling book in his lifetime. The novel takes place in the Yukon Territory in 1893. The main character, nicknamed Burning Daylight was the most successful entrepreneur of the Alaskan Gold Rush...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction
Downloads: 18,972 (1 review)
|The Lure of the Labrador Wild - Dillon Wallace|
LibriVox recording of The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace. Read by Tom Weiss The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi River - Lake Michikamau in Labrador and George River in Quebec. His companions on this journey were his friend, New York lawyer Dillon Wallace and an Indian guide from Missannabie, George Elson...
Keywords: librivox/ audiobooks; adventure; nonfiction; memoirs; history; Canada; Leonidas Hubbard; Labrador; Quebec; George Elson
Downloads: 5,070 (2 reviews)
|The Dragon and the Raven or The Days of King Alfred - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris. During the reign of King Alfred, Danish forces have invaded the English countryside. Although the English try to repulse these attacks, they are overrun by the savagery and sheer numbers of the Danes. One of those deeply touched by these attacks is young Edmund. As a boy, he watched as his father was slain in battle fighting the Danes...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Young Adults; Historical Fiction; English; Alfred
Downloads: 26,646 (2 reviews)
|A Cousin's Conspiracy - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of A Cousin's Conspiracy, by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Abigail Rasmussen. Ernest Ray is a young boy who sets out to reclaim the inheritance that was unjustly with held from his father and given to a cousin. (Introduction by Abigail Rasmussen) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; young adult; children; horatio alger; cousin's conspiracy
Downloads: 6,039 (2 reviews)
|Adrift in New York - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Adrift in New York, by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Bridget Gaige. John Linden is a very wealthy man. The people who should inherit his property are his nephew, Curtis Waring, his niece Florence Linden, and his long lost son - if alive. John thinks it would be best if Florence and Curtis were married, and makes it a requirement if Florence wishes to have any of the property. A boy named Dodger was sent to steal one of the wills of John Linden so that Curtis would inherit all ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Alger; New York
Downloads: 145,955 (2 reviews)
|Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead - John L. Ransom|
LibriVox recording of Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead by John L. Ransom. Read in English by David Wales John L. Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War and a Union prisoner in the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. This is his diary which he published some few years after the end of the Civil War. Note that in pages 193 through 301 are included 1) List of the Dead and 2) Recapitulation of Deaths...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; diary; American civil war; prisoner of war; civil war; soldier; Confederacy; prison; georgia; andersonville; andersonville prison; camp sumter; union soldier
Downloads: 8,364 (2 reviews)
|Biltmore Oswald - J. Thorne Smith, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Biltmore Oswald, by J. Thorne Smith, Jr. Read by Nigel Boydell. The hilarious diary of a young man's recruitment into, and service in a navy, which, though well equipped and disciplined, remains woefully ill prepared for his arrival and dubious contribution. (Introduction by Nigel Boydell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; humor
Downloads: 3,011 (2 reviews)
|Zip, the Adventures of a Frisky Fox Terrier - Frances Trego Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Zip, the Adventures of a Frisky Fox Terrier by Frances Trego Montgomery. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Zip, a little fox terrier, lives in the town of Maplewood in the house of his owner, Dr. Elsworth. Each day when Dr. Elsworth drives his carriage to visit his patients, Zip goes along with him so that he can keep the doctor company and, most importantly, visit with the other animals in the town...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; children; dog; fantasy; adventure; Peter-Kins; animals
Downloads: 4,341 (2 reviews)
|Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaw|
LibriVox recording of Pygmalion , by George Bernard Shaw. Pygmalion (1913) is a play by George Bernard Shaw based on the Greek myth of the same name. It tells the story of Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics (based on phonetician Henry Sweet), who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can successfully pass off a Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, as a refined society lady by teaching her how to speak with an upper class accent and training her in etiquette...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audio book; literature; shaw; pygmalion; drama; play; linguistics, language; accent; English; my fair lady; play
Downloads: 112,138 (2 reviews)
|'Co. Aytch,' Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show - Sam R. Watkins|
LibriVox recording of Co. Aytch, by Sam R. Watkins. Read by Winston Tharp. Samuel “Sam” Rush Watkins (June 26, 1839 – July 20, 1901) was a noted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. He is known today for his memoir Company Aytch: Or, a Side Show of the Big Show, often heralded as one of the best primary sources about the common soldier's Civil War experience....Sam’s writing style is quite engaging and skillfully captures the pride, misery, glory, and horror experienced by ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; memoirs; Civil War; Confederacy; First Tennessee Regiment; Maury Grays; history; American history
Downloads: 10,465 (2 reviews)
|Anne's House of Dreams - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Anne's House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. Anne's story continues with her marriage to Gilbert and their years in the House of Dreams. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anne; fiction
Downloads: 113,243 (2 reviews)
|Fables in Slang - George Ade|
LibriVox recording of Fables in Slang, by George Ade. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). While a columnist for The Chicago Record humorist George Ade penned numerous “fables” which were subsequently collected into books. Fables in Slang is the first of these collections. It contains 26 satirical stories that lampoon phrenologists, idealists, snobs, fanatics and other ignorant fools of the day, most of which still wander through our modern lives...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ade; fable; humor; comedy
Downloads: 10,540 (2 reviews)
|The Stolen White Elephant, version 2 - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Stolen White Elephant, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. "The Stolen White Elephant" was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery but it all comes to a tragic end. Twain's satirical look at the police and newspaper worlds of the 1880's illustrates some of the more outrageous proclivities ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mark twain; stolen white elephant
Downloads: 6,249 (2 reviews)
|The 9/11 Commission Report - The 9/11 Commission|
9/11 Commission Report, formally titled Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, is the official report of the events leading up to the September 11, 2001 attacks. It was prepared by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (informally sometimes known as the "9/11 Commission" or the "Kean/Zelikow Commission") at the request of the President of the United States and Congress...
Keywords: librivox; 9/11 report; terrorism; terrorist attack on US; history
Downloads: 572,741 (2 reviews)
|Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Helping Himself, by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Richard and Sharon Kilmer with special help from Buddy Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition deals with the grit and determination of Grant, a 15 year old farmer's boy whose father is dead and in order to pay his minister father's debts, and to help his mother deal with their abject poverty young Grant postpones his college education to take a job as a Wall Street broker's clerk...
Keywords: alger; succeeding; librivox; audiobook; YA; teen
Downloads: 2,205 (2 reviews)
|The Efficiency Expert - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
LibriVox recording of The Efficiency Expert by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by Delmar H. Dolbier Our hero, Jimmy Torrance, Jr., has a hard time finding suitable employment after a brilliant (athletically, at least) college career, despite all kinds of assistance from his friends in the underworld and the wealthy and sophisticated young woman with whom he falls in love. Set in contemporary America, mostly Chicago, this 1921 short novel is one of a handful of Burrough’s works that does not take us...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; 1921; Chicago; novel
Downloads: 7,469 (2 reviews)
|Fame and Fortune - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Fame and Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Alys AtteWater and Barry Eads. Richard Hunter, in this sequel to Ragged Dick, continues his way in the world through hard work and excellent morals. He, along with his friend Henry, continue their positive outlook as they try to advance their lives. But Dick soon finds envy and jealousy leads others to work against him. How will Dick react as he tries to strive forward while others conspire to hold him down? (Written by Barry E...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Horatio Alger; Ragged Dick; morality; fiction
Downloads: 13,929 (2 reviews)
|Dere Mable - Edward Streeter|
LibriVox recording of Dere Mable, by Edward Streeter. Read by Rob Kunkel. Bill is in training camp, preparing to go off to World War I. This book is a collection of love letters written to his sweetheart, Mable. The letters are humorous, mis-spelled, and have many stories of life in an army camp - all from Bill's unique perspective. (summary by Rob Kunkel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go t...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; letters; love letters; edward streeter; humor; romance; war stories; memoirs
Downloads: 5,347 (3 reviews)
|Son of Tarzan - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
LibriVox recording of Son of Tarazan, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by Ralph Snelson. This is the fourth of Burrough's Tarzan novels. Alexis Paulvitch, a henchman of Tarzan's now-deceased enemy, Nikolas Rokoff, survived his encounter with Tarzan in the third novel and wants to even the score. (adapted from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this rec...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; adventure; edgar rice burroughs; tarzan
Downloads: 67,223 (3 reviews)
|The Biography of a Grizzly - Ernest Thompson Seton|
LibriVox recording of The Biography of a Grizzly by Ernest Thompson Seton. Read in English by Phil ChenevertWahb (meaning White Bear) is an orphaned Grizzly Bear who learns to respect his fears, fight for peace, and trust the healing powers of a stinky hot-spring. The story is aptly titled The Biography of a Grizzly because it is about the life of a Grizzly. Seton writes with a folksy tone that will enlighten children to the gore and war that Grizzly Bears endure...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; bears; grizzly
Downloads: 1,552 (3 reviews)
|The Phoenix and the Carpet - E. Nesbit|
LibriVox recording of The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Helen Taylor.Five children discover a mysterious egg in their new nursery carpet - an egg which hatches into a magical talking Phoenix! The carpet is a magic one and takes them on all sorts of adventures which never quite turn out as planned... (Summary by Helen Taylor)For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fantasy; children's fiction; E. Nesbit
Downloads: 1,383 (3 reviews)
|The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself - Cole Younger|
LibriVox recording of The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself. Read by William A. Crenshaw. Autobiography of Cole Younger, American Civil War veteran and member of the Jesse James gang. Cole Younger was a member of Quantrill's Raiders during the Civil War and along with his brother, Jim Younger and the James brothers, robbed banks and trains during the 1870's. (Summary by William A Crenshaw) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other f...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; memoirs; autobiography; Old west Bank Robbers; American Civil War; American Old West
Downloads: 3,567 (2 reviews)
|The Branding Iron - Katharine Newlin Burt|
LibriVox recording of The Branding Iron, by Katharine Newlin Burt. Read by Roger Melin. From the cold and mountainous regions of Wyoming to the bright lights of the big city, The Branding Iron is the story of a remarkable woman, Joan Carver. Born of poor means, at a fairly young age Joan decides to leave her father and strike out on her own, but she is to face more difficulties and hardships than she had reckoned for, and the men she encounters on her way share different means of dealing with he...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; women
Downloads: 3,733 (3 reviews)
|Heidi - Johanna Spyri|
LibriVox recording of Heidi, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Hear Heidi if you've ever longed to see the Swiss mountain slopes. This story transports the listener from the fine air and freedom of the mountaintop to the confines of Frankfurt, back to the peaks again, bounding in flowered fields with goats at your heels and sky utterly surrounding you. We meet Heidi when she is 5, led up the mountain by her aunt who has raised the orphan but must leave now for a position in Frankfurt...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; Switzerland; Germany; alps; mountains; city
Downloads: 257,576 (3 reviews)
|The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner - George-Gunther Freiherr von Forstner|
LibriVox recording of The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner, by George-Gunther Freiherr von Forstner. Read by Sue Anderson. The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U-28. His journal, first published 1916, gives a gritty picture of daily life inside a submarine and details several torpedo attacks on Allied shipping...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; history; memoirs; sea stories; war stories
Downloads: 14,245 (3 reviews)
|The Girl on the Boat - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Girl on the Boat, by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Also published as "Three Men and a Maid". The maid of the title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet, and the three men are Bream Mortimer, a long-time friend and admirer of Billie, Eustace Hignett, a lily-livered poet who is engaged to Billie at the opening of the tale, and Sam Marlowe, Eustace's dashing cousin, who falls for Billie at first sight...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; humor; romance; teen; young adult; comedy; P.G. Wodehouse; Three Men and a Maid; The Girl on the Boat; Wodehouse
Downloads: 14,614 (3 reviews)
|The Midnight Queen - May Agnes Fleming|
LibriVox recording of The Midnight Queen, by May Agnes Fleming. Read by Librivox volunteers. May Agnes Fleming is renowned as Canada's first best-selling novelist. She wrote 42 novels, many of which have only been published posthumely.The Midnight Queen is set in London, in the year of the plague 1665. Sir Norman Kingsley visits the soothsayer "La Masque" who shows him the vision of a beautiful young lady...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Fleming; mystery
Downloads: 19,927 (3 reviews)
|Nicholas Nickleby - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of Nicholas Nickleby, by Charles Dickens. Read by Mil Nicholson. Nicholas Nickleby is a young Devonshire man of nineteen, handsome and hot headed, devoted to his sister Kate and his parents. Following the death of Nicholas’s father, they find themselves penniless, and travel to London to seek help from his uncle, Ralph Nickleby, a heartless, cunning rogue. He grudgingly finds employment for Nicholas in Dotheby Hall, a school in Yorkshire run by the brutal Mr...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; dickens; nicholas nickleby; fiction
Downloads: 24,961 (3 reviews)
|The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett|
Librivox recording of The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long ...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; children; librivox
Downloads: 673,859 (3 reviews)
|Riders of the Purple Sage - Zane Grey|
LibriVox recording of Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. The year is 1871, and wealthy ranch owner Jane Withersteen is in trouble. She has incurred the displeasure of her Mormon church leaders by refusing to marry a church elder and by befriending Gentiles (non-Mormons). In rides Lassiter, the quintessential Western hero: mysterious, purposeful, a deadly gunslinger, but with an unexpected streak of gentleness...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; western; cowboy
Downloads: 130,493 (3 reviews)
|The Mysteries of Udolpho - Ann Radcliffe|
LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe. Considered a change agent in early Gothic romance; oft-referenced in later literary works or paid homage to by such authors as Jane Austen (influential novel ready by her heroine, Catherine Morland, in Northanger Abbey); Edgar Allen Poe (borrowed plot elements for the short story The Oval Portrait); and Sir Walter Scott. - In The Mysteries of Udolpho, one of the most famous and popular gothic novels of the eighteenth century, Ann ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audio book; literature; udolpho; austen; radcliffe; mystery
Downloads: 49,928 (3 reviews)
|Anne of Avonlea - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Anne of Avonlea, by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. This second part in the story of Anne Shirley, follows her years teaching at Avonlea School. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (200MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; montgomery; anne; avonlea
Downloads: 206,428 (2 reviews)
|The Moving Picture Girls - Laura Lee Hope|
LibriVox recording of The Moving Picture Girls; by Laura Lee Hope. Read by Cori Samuel. Ruth and Alice DeVere and their father Hosmer struggle to make ends meet in New York City - times are hard, even for a talented actor like Mr. DeVere. Just as he successfully auditions for a new play, an old voice affliction renders him terribly hoarse and he loses the role. Despite voice rest and medical treatment, Mr...
Keywords: fiction; young adult; teenager; hope; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 16,588 (4 reviews)
|Shadows in Zamboula - Robert E. Howard|
LibriVox recording of Shadows in Zamboula by Robert E. Howard. Read by Mark Nelson Despite a warning received in the Suq by an elderly desert nomad, Conan stays the night in a cheap tavern in Zamboula, run by Aram Baksh. As night falls, a black Darfarian cannibal enters to drag him away to be eaten. All of the Darfar slaves in the city are cannibals who roam the streets at night. As they only prey on travellers, the people of the city tolerate this and stay locked securely in their homes, while ...
Keywords: Librivox; Robert E. Howard; audiobook; fantasy; Conan
Downloads: 6,044 (3 reviews)
|Three Men and a Maid - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Three Men and a Maid, by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. This book with two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, involving, at various times: a disastrous talent quest, a lawyer with a revolver, a bulldog with a mind of his own and a suit of armour! The maid, or marriageable young woman, of the American title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet...
Keywords: librivox; humor; romantic; wodehouse; audiobook; comedy
Downloads: 54,759 (3 reviews)
|Anne of the Island - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Anne of the Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. Anne is off to Redmond College! She will spend the next three years living and learning, making new friends, and deepening old friendships. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anne; montgomery
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|A German Deserter's War Experience - Anonymous|
LibriVox recording of A German Deserter's War Experience by Anonymous. (Translated by Julius Koettgen.) Read in English by Lee Smalley The author of this 1917 narrative, who escaped from Germany and military service after 14 months of fighting in France, did not wish to have his name made public, fearing reprisals against his relatives. The vivid description of the life of a common German soldier during “The Great War” aroused much interest when it was published in the United States in seria...
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